If there is one constant in the universe, it is continuous motion. Even so, natural motion does not resemble clockwork so much as it resonates with dance. Today, Len Wallick suggests you think of astrological motions as a dance you can choose to emulate by simply moving as you never have before: a first step.
Trump has faced a growing crisis over allegations his campaign colluded with Russia ahead of the 2016 election. On Thursday, reports surfaced that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is seeking immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony to the FBI and congressional investigators.
Mercury leaves Aries and moves into Taurus today. See if you don’t feel your common sense kicking in a bit better. Mercury in Taurus may focus your mind on more artistic pursuits than usual, and favors learning by doing (rather than reading about something). If you have to deal with financial matters, this is a favorable placement for the planet of the mind.
If you recently made any agreements that you’re inclined to regret, I suggest you give the situation(s) some time and see what works out. There is plenty that you don’t know, and plenty of information forthcoming. While not every last bit of it would go in the “pleasant surprise” category, you can be truly thankful for some things.
Indications are that you now have the means to settle some previously unresolved personal issues. As a first step, it would help to be mindful of what makes you different from the person you were only a year ago. It’s possible your life’s experience over the last 12 months or so includes the acquisition of either the tangible resources or information you need to tie up some long-loose ends.
The Iraq War started 14 years ago this month, and it is showing no signs of letting up. Since Donald Trump took office, the U.S. military has expanded its aerial bombing campaign targeting areas held by the Islamic State. The Air Force Times is reporting U.S.-backed military aircraft have dropped over 2,000 bombs on Mosul so far this month.
It’s rare to ask, “Who are you?” and hear in response something like, “Oh, well, I’m someone who values my time more than that of others.” Yet as Amanda Painter describes, Venus retrograde on the Aries Point may be showing you the ways you signal your identity through actions that convey your values. Meanwhile, shadowy Mercury moves into Taurus, ruled by Venus.
As you are no doubt aware, one of the main challenges of being born under the sign Aquarius is emoting in a way that other people are able to contact, and making contact with the feelings of those closest to you. Both parties need to close the gap, but before that happens, they need to be mindful of its existence.
Calls are growing for House Republican Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes to step down from his committee’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. On Tuesday, the committee was scheduled to hear testimony from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates. But Nunes canceled the hearing last week.